The old ones are the best

I can’t believe the BBC missed this opportunity:

The new landlady of a Tyneside pub has spoken of her surprise at discovering that one of the regulars is a horse.

Jackie Gray recently took over the Alexandra Hotel in Jarrow and said she was shocked when carthorse Peggy joined owner Peter Dolan for a pint.

The article neglects to mention her first question: ‘why the long face?’